Millwall-Blackburn Rovers Betting Preview: Expect few goals in this scrap for survival

Tuesdays Championship clash sees a repeat of the FA Cup quarter final, as two sides battling against relegation meet in a tight game with our tipster picking out a 13/2 value bet
Blackburn Rovers travel to Millwall tonight as the Championship relegation battle continues heat up.

The two teams have met three times already this season, most recently in an FA Cup quarter-final replay, where the Lions came out on top in a 1-0 victory at Ewood Park. In the other two fixtures, Millwall won once and the other ended all square.

Both sides are currently on a terrible run of form. The visitors go to the Den tonight having lost their last six league away games, scoring in only one of those matches.

Gary Bowyer’s men have yet to score against Millwall this season and they sit two points above Wolves, who occupy the final relegation place.

Blackburn are outsiders for this clash, with Coral pricing them at 2/1 (3.00) to claim a vital victory.

With Millwall playing two games less than the majority of sides in the league, they have a great chance to secure safety tonight with a win.

Kenny Jackett’s men sit four points above Wolves and victory would take them seven points clear and safe with only two matches remaining for the sides in the bottom three. Coral price them as favourites at 11/8 (2.38) to come away with maximum points.

The same firm offers the draw at 9/4 (3.25) if you think the scoreline will be a repeat of the last time the two sides met at the Den.

One factor that has been missing for the majority of matches so far this season for Millwall and Blackburn has been goals.

Only two sides have scored less than these teams in the Championship this season, with the under 2.5 goals bet paying out in each of the three games when these sides have met this season.

Under 2.5 goals at 13/20 (1.65) seems like a safe option, with the bet paying out in 10 of Millwall’s last 12 matches.

For those looking for more value, the correct score market offers a great price. Millwall to beat Blackburn 1-0 is 13/2 (7.50) with Coral, which seems tough to ignore, with few goals almost guaranteed. Had you backed this bet when the two sides last met in mid March, then the bet would have paid out.

Under 2.5 goals at 13/20 (1.65) with Coral
Millwall to win 1-0 at 13/2 (7.50) with Coral

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